A crude president, a callow media

January 19, 2018 We hope President Trump didn’t say what Democrats claim he did, even in private, when he supposedly complained to members of Congress Thursday, “Why …

Winter 2018 is a brute

January 18, 2018 Joseph Price My ancestry may be Swedish, but that doesn’t mean I like this frigid and dry weather we’ve been …

Letter to the Editor

January 18, 2018 Short memories or mentally unhinged? Dear Editor: It has been reported and disputed that President Trump called African nations feces …

Merit-based compassion

January 18, 2018 Peter Funt President Trump’s vulgar language and racist views regarding immigration obfuscate serious debate over a key policy about which …

Flu frenzy

January 17, 2018 Dr. Nisha Viswanathan Doc, Everywhere I go in Batesville someone has the flu. We tried to stay healthy by …

iPhone Xcess

January 17, 2018 For my eldest and most expensive daughter’s 15th birthday, she requested a new cellphone/adolescent life-support unit. Because my own cellphone was operating …

New year promises better future

January 16, 2018 Tony McGuffey With 2018 having just barely cleared the horizon, I know this year holds promise for better things to …